Byemoor Grade 9s had their farewell

BYEMOOR/ENDIANG NEWS -- Byemoor School's Grade 9 class held its graduation and farewell on Tuesday at the Byemoor Hall.

BYEMOOR/ENDIANG NEWS — Byemoor School’s Grade 9 class held its graduation and farewell on Tuesday at the Byemoor Hall. They enjoyed a delicious supper and program to mark the end of their years in Byemoor. We wish Gunnar Keith and Rachel Yates the best of luck in high school this fall.

Lawrence and Mary Wilkie have moved from their farm west of Byemoor to Stettler. We wish the Wilkie’s all the best in their new location.

Congratulations to Kelsey Keith on graduating on the honour roll with a Bachelor of Applied Arts from Medicine Hat College on June 3. Brian Keith, Mike Keith and Deanna Johnson attended the ceremonies. Kelsey now has a job with the Medicine Hat News.

Some Byemoor School students attended the Grade 5-6 Camp at Circle Square Ranch north of Halkirk. The camp ran from Wednesday to Friday.

On Thursday the Byemoor kindergarten class traveled to Drumheller for its year-end trip.

Rod and Lynnette Schellenberg and family traveled to Manitoba recently for the 100th birthday celebration for Lynnette’s grandmother.

We send get well wishes to Allan Walker, who is a patient in an Edmonton hospital. We hope you are on the mend soon, Allan.

Some Endmoor folks attended the Clearview Public Schools recognition night in Stettler on Wednesday evening. Congratulations to Anita Mappin on being recognized for 35 years of driving school bus and to Roxy Gallagher for 10 years of driving bus. Also, former Byemoor resident Erin (Kobi) Prehn received recognition for five years of teaching.

We extend sympathy to Dave and Luann Buchwitz and family on the passing of Luann’s sister Pam (Lohrmann) Schooler on June 8 at age 51.

Pam’s funeral will be held on June 15 at 2 p.m. at the Redeemer Lutheran Church in Hanna.

Our thoughts are with all Pam’s family in their sad loss.

Endmoor Drop-in Centre celebrated senior’s week with a coffee party on Thursday afternoon. A small gathering enjoyed the visiting and goodies to eat.

Skip and Anita Mappin attended the Haustein family reunion at Nevis on the weekend.

Several local folks spent the weekend camping at McLaren Dam. Among those were former Endiang girls Dolores (Ballinger) Pearson, Debbie (Boehlke) Grover, Joanne Boehlke, Jane (Simpson) Kobi and Lynda (Walker) Wilkie, who held their annual former schoolmates get-together.

Congratulations to Bill Hawkins on being promoted from Flight Corporal to Sergeant at the Royal Canadian Air Cadets annual review in Coronation on Saturday. Bill is the son of Ray and Brandy Mappin.

Julie Jones, Dixie (Jones) Zorn and Shelli (Paulsen) Oxtoby spent a few days in Victoria, B.C. enjoying the sights.

An important vote is coming up on June 27 in the County of Stettler when the borrowing by-law goes to plebiscite. Ratepayers are urged to attend one of two information sessions held in the old county shop in Stettler on June 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. and on June 22 from 2 to 4 p.m., in order to make an informed decision. There will be an advance poll in Stettler on June 23 and in Byemoor the polling station is open on June 27.

Thought for the day —”Those who snore always fall asleep first.”